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Paradise Lost: The Power of Nostalgia in Politics – Book Review of Mark Lilla’s The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction
Paradise Lost: The Power of Nostalgia in Politics – Review of Lilla’s The Shipwrecked Mind

Mark Lilla’s new book, The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction, examines the power of nostalgia in its political manifestation.

Goldman Sachs and Venezuelan Blood Money
Goldman Sachs and Venezuelan Blood Money

Last month Goldman Sachs confirmed it handed a blood-soaked economic lifeline to the authoritarian socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.

What You Should Know About U.S. Ambassadors
What You Should Know About U.S. Ambassadors

Dana Shell Smith, the U.S. ambassador to Qatar, announced on Twitter that she was leaving her post. Here is what you should know about U.S. ambassadors and their roles.

The Urgent Need for Appropriate Safe Zones in Iraq
The Urgent Need for Appropriate “Safe Zones” in Iraq

When President Trump took office in January, he made a promise to help persecuted Christians worldwide, and especially Christians subjected to the Daesh genocide in Syria and Iraq.

Tweeting and Deleting NATO into a Crisis: Trump and Obama’s Troubling Messages
Tweeting and Deleting NATO into a Crisis: Trump and Obama’s Troubling Messages

In his recent trip to Europe for the NATO summit, President Trump was supposed to reassure the NATO allies but then deleted reference to Article V from his remarks. Obama also sent troubling messages to our allies.

What You Should Know About Qatar
What You Should Know About Qatar

A crisis in the Middle East has erupted between numerous nations and the small state of Qatar. Here is what you should know about Qatar, the world’s richest country.

Obama's First Months as Commander in Chief and On the World Stage: A Retrospective to Assess Trump
Obama’s First Months as Commander in Chief and On the World Stage: A Retrospective As We Assess Trump’s Early Foreign Policy

As we assess Trump’s early foreign policy moves and first international tour, it helps to look back upon Obama’s. Here, then, are passages from A Perilous Path.

Merkel’s Nostalgia for the Obama Presidency Is Hurting U.S.-German Relations
Merkel’s Nostalgia for the Obama Presidency Is Hurting U.S.-German Relations

U.S.-German relations are currently at a low point, but the fault does not rest solely with President Trump. German Chancellor Angela Merkel deserves blame.

What You Should Know About the Paris Agreement Donald Trump Withdraws
What You Should Know About the Paris Agreement

On Thursday President Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement. Here is what you should know about this international climate change treaty.